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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man was found dead just before midnight Thursday on the Northside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

JSO said they received reports of shots fired in the 7000 block of Bruce Street. Once police arrived, they found a male victim lying in the road.

The mas has been identified as 35-year-old Gregory Doyle Lawley, according to JSO Public Information Officer Christian S. Hancock.

After police interviewed witnesses, they discovered that the victim had been involved in a confrontation with a homeowner just before he was shot.

At this time the homeowner is being interviewed by JSO homicide detectives as the investigation continues.

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